Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that will allow optometrists to prescribe oral medications, ending a long-running lobbying battle about the issue.
A modified bill designed to crack down on pill mills and ‘doctor shopping’ in the state passed a House panel on Tuesday with an important key proposal left off.
$80 million will buy several Picasso paintings, dozens of mansions, or several hundred sports cars. Or it will buy a lot of prescription drugs.
The state’s crackdown on pill mill operations has led to the same types of clinics popping up in Georgia. The presence of painkillers and prescription drugs in the deceased declined in Florida last year, prompting state officials to declare victory.
A narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.
Three Miami-Dade men and a woman are the latest people to be charged by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in connection with a statewide pill mill investigation.
While some residents might have missed out on spring cleaning, the Broward Sheriff’s Office gave residents a second chance on Saturday with Operation Medicine Cabinet.
A 20 year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police department was arrested by his colleagues after investigators say he lied to a doctor to fraudulently obtain a prescription.
Florida teenagers aren’t experimenting with drugs as much as they have in the past.
The CVS pharmacy chain has fired the latest shot in Florida’s pain pill epidemic.